Brushing Up on Dental Health: How to Care for Your Pet’s Mouth

While a big, slobbery kiss might be your pet’s favorite way of showing affection, you may be revolted when they lean in for a smooch. Particularly foul breath, brown tartar buildup, and inflamed gums do not make for pleasant kisses, nor do they demonstrate a healthy, pain- and infection-free mouth. Many pets suffer from dental [...]

9 Facts About Pet Dental Health

The majority of adult pets have some degree of dental disease, which can cause not only significant pain and discomfort but also problems inside their mouth and throughout their body. Our Town & Country Animal Hospital team is concerned about your pet’s oral health, and we offer facts you need to know to protect your [...]

The 411 on Professional Dental Cleanings for Pets

As a pet owner, you’ve likely heard about the importance of professional dental cleanings for dogs and cats. Maybe your pet has had the procedure done in the past. But, do you know what really happens during a veterinary dental cleaning? Read on to find out what important steps occur after you drop off your [...]

The Details of A Dental Cleaning in Pets

Most of us know how important regular tooth brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist is for ourselves and our families. We regularly have our teeth cleaned and enjoy the feeling of a clean mouth. What if we told you it’s no different for our pets? 85% of dogs and cats will have some form of [...]

Tips From the Pros: Pet Tooth Brushing 101

You would never dream of letting days, weeks, months, or years go by without brushing your teeth, but for the majority of pets, this is an unfortunate reality. Although the idea of wielding a toothbrush anywhere near your pet’s teeth may be hard to imagine, neglecting your pet’s dental care can be costly to both [...]

Show off that Smile! Pet Dental Wellness

February is Pet Dental Awareness Month, and for good reason. Studies show that by the time dogs are 3 years old, 4 out of 5 have some form of periodontal disease. And, cats over the age of 5 have a 50-90% chance of having dental disease. With so many pets affected, it’s no wonder that [...]

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